Mickey Stephens deLaup, APLC is committed to excellent service and skilled representation for our clients, keeping in mind the economic realities of litigation.


James K. Sticker, III



Mr. Sticker attended Louisiana State University from 2003 through 2006, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Thereafter, he graduated from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2010 and was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar Association in October of 2010. Mr. Sticker’s litigation practice has included complex commercial litigation and appeals, toxic tort defense, and insurance defense, and has involved every level of state and federal court. He recently became a certified mediator as well.

Outside of the office, Mr. Sticker served as a member of the Young Lawyers Leadership Council of the Louisiana State Bar Association for 2011-12 and currently serves as a member of the Committee on the Profession. He also enjoys following all things technology-related, including recent developments in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Toxic Tort Defense
  • Complex Commercial Litigation and Appeals

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Louisiana State Bar, 2010
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • United Court of Federal Claims, Washington D.C.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington D.C.
  • United States Supreme Court, Washington D.C.


  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2010
  • Louisiana State University, BA, Political Science, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, House of Delegates 2008-2016
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Board of Governors 2017-2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Leadership Council, 2011-2012
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Committee on the Profession
  • Jefferson Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel


  • "AI and Machine Learning: Deep Shifts in Business and Law?” National Business Institute, December 2017, New Orleans, LA